Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/godъ

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This Proto-Slavic entry contains reconstructed terms and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-SlavicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *gadás, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰedʰ- (to gather, to join). Cognate with Latvian gads (year), Latgalian gods (year), Proto-West Germanic *gad (union) and further related to Proto-West Germanic *gadur (together).

NounEdit

*gȍdъ m[1][2][3]

  1. suitable, right time
    Synonym: *doba
  2. holiday, festive season (in West Slavic)
  3. year (in East and South Slavic)

Alternative formsEdit

InflectionEdit

Slovene and dial. Bulgarian (e.g. о́т году до́ году (ót godu dó godu, for auld lang syne)) also show evidence for u-stem declension.

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

  • *goditi (to reconcile, to content)

See alsoEdit

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*gȏdъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 172: “m. o ‘right time’”
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001), “godъ”, in Common Slavic accentological word list, Copenhagen: Editiones Olander: “c tid, frist (PR 137; RPT 84ff.)”
  3. ^ Snoj, Marko (2016), “god”, in Slovenski etimološki slovar3 (in Slovene), https://fran.si: “Pslovan. *gȍdъ (in *godъ̏)”